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Town of Vail Offices Closed Sept. 3

  • 24 August 2018
Most Town of Vail Municipal offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3 in observance of Labor Day. The Vail Public Library also will be closed. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Transit services will operate uninterrupted during the holiday. Also, the police front counter in the Municipal Building will remain open on Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call 911 for police, fire or medical emergencies.

Vail Offers Tips to Enjoy Colorado Classic Stages Aug. 16 & 17

  • 15 August 2018
Vail Offers Tips to Enjoy Colorado Classic Stages Aug. 16 & 17
As Vail prepares to welcome the Colorado Classic professional men and women’s cycling competitors for the Stage 1 circuit race on Thursday, Aug. 16 and the Stage 2 time trial on Friday Aug. 17, use these tips to enjoy the fun.

Vail to Host Public Presentation on Autonomous Vehicles, other Emerging Technologies by Noted Author and Futurist Rutt Bridges on Aug. 7

  • 1 August 2018
Vail to Host Public Presentation on Autonomous Vehicles, other Emerging Technologies by Noted Author and Futurist Rutt Bridges on Aug. 7
The Town of Vail has arranged for noted author and futurist Rutt Bridges to lead a presentation and discussion on autonomous vehicles and other emerging technologies during the Tuesday, Aug. 7 Vail Town Council meeting. Members of the community as well as representatives from agencies and organizations from throughout the region are welcome to attend. The presentation is listed as agenda item 5.1 and will take place from approximately 6:15 until 7:15 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers, 75 S. Frontage Road. The session will include opportunities for questions and comments from the public.

Last Community Picnic is Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Donovan Pavilion

  • 31 July 2018
Last Community Picnic is Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Donovan Pavilion
The Town of Vail will host its remaining neighborhood picnic of the summer on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Donovan Pavilion. The picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free food and drink provided by the town as well as a children’s activity area sponsored by the Vail Recreation District.

Vail Prepares for Excitement of Men and Women’s Pro Cycling with Colorado Classic on Aug. 16 & 17; Neighborhood Logistics Finalized

  • 25 July 2018
Vail Prepares for Excitement of Men and Women’s Pro Cycling with Colorado Classic on Aug. 16 & 17; Neighborhood Logistics Finalized
The logistics required to host stages 1 and 2 of the Colorado Classic which will welcome thousands of cycling fans to Vail on Thursday, Aug. 16 and Friday, Aug. 17 have been finalized by the town’s police, fire and transportation departments. This includes route information, neighborhood road closures, overflow parking areas and transit re-routes between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on both days. Maps detailing the impacts are available at coloradoclassicvail.com.

Community Priorities, Service Level Ratings Identified in Town of Vail Survey

  • 25 July 2018
Community Priorities, Service Level Ratings Identified in Town of Vail Survey
Environmental sustainability efforts and housing opportunities have been identified as high priorities for the Vail Town Council to consider in the coming months according to respondents who took part in the Town of Vail community survey which was circulated during the spring. The survey findings were presented to the Town Council on June 19 by the research firm RRC Associates which also included an overview of department and service ratings.

Vail Certified as the First Sustainable Mountain Resort Destination in the World

  • 19 July 2018
Vail Certified as the First Sustainable Mountain Resort Destination in the World
At long last, Vail has been officially certified as a sustainable mountain resort destination. As such, Vail is the first destination in the world to be certified to the Mountain IDEAL sustainable destination standard. Additionally, Vail’s adherence to the Global Sustainable Tourism Council’s (GSTC) destination criteria makes it the first Certified Sustainable Destination in the United States certified by a GSTC-Accredited certifying body, Green Destinations. The conditional Green Destinations certification is the result of a multi-year partnership between the Town of Vail, Walking Mountains Science Center, Sustainable Travel International, Vail Resorts, U.S. Forest Service and others. It marks the culmination of 56 years of leadership by the Vail community in progressive environmental conservation policies and programs.

Town of Vail to Sponsor Annual Neighborhood Picnics July 18 and Aug. 7

  • 18 July 2018
Town of Vail to Sponsor Annual Neighborhood Picnics July 18 and Aug. 7
Mark your calendars for the Town of Vail’s annual Celebrating Community neighborhood picnic series Wednesday, July 18 at Bighorn Park in East Vail and Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Donovan Pavilion in West Vail. Each picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free food and drink provided by the town on a first-come, first-served basis. The picnics provide community members with an opportunity to offer comments and suggestions about various topics and to meet members of the Vail Town Council and town staff. Returning this year will be a children’s activity area sponsored by the Vail Recreation District, so bring the kids.

Late Opening for Vail Public Library Tuesday, May 22

  • 21 May 2018
Late Opening for Vail Public Library Tuesday, May 22
On Tuesday, May 22 the Vail Public Library will be opening late to the public while staff participate in a semi-annual half day of training and development.  The library will be open to the public beginning at 2 p.m. that day until 8 p.m.

 

Take Part in Vail’s Community Survey

  • 9 April 2018
Take Part in Vail’s Community Survey
There’s still time to take part in the Town of Vail community survey which is used to evaluate municipal service levels and to identify community priorities. Residents, property owners, business owners, employees and others impacted by the town are encouraged to participate. The survey is available in two formats: online at tovsurvey.org/open or in a paper format available at the front desk of the Vail Municipal Building. The survey link is also accessible from the Vail Public Library website at vaillibrary.com for those that want to participate using a library computer.

Celebrating National Library Week 2018 @ Vail Public Library

  • 2 April 2018
Celebrating National Library Week 2018 @ Vail Public Library
In celebration of the 60th anniversary of National Library Week, the Vail Public Library will again offer Amnesty Month from April 8-30. Amnesty Month is an effort to recover overdue library materials by offering a “fine free” month. The purpose of the amnesty is to encourage the return of needed library materials and to promote increased use of the library.

Town of Vail Community Survey Underway to Identify Municipal Service Ratings, Community Priorities

  • 12 March 2018
Town of Vail Community Survey Underway to Identify Municipal Service Ratings, Community Priorities
The Town of Vail is inviting all residents, property owners, business owners and employees to take part in its biennial community survey which is taking place in two formats, web and mail-back. The survey was last conducted in 2016 and is used to evaluate municipal service levels and to identify community priorities.

Annual Vail Community Meeting on March 13 Celebrates Trailblazer Award Recipients and Looks to the Future with State of the Town Address

  • 11 March 2018
Annual Vail Community Meeting on March 13 Celebrates Trailblazer Award Recipients and Looks to the Future with State of the Town Address
Vail’s Annual Community Meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13 at Donovan Pavilion will be headlined by a celebration recognizing Sheika and Pepi Gramshammer as recipients of the annual Trailblazer Award as well as an overview of the state of the town introduced by Vail Mayor Dave Chapin.

Town of Vail Hosts Informational Meetings to Help Answer Questions on Short-Term Rental Requirements, Feb. 13 &14

  • 9 February 2018
Town of Vail Hosts Informational Meetings to Help Answer Questions on Short-Term Rental Requirements, Feb. 13 &14
Informational meetings to help guide property owners and property managers through the steps needed to comply with new requirements for short-term rentals in Vail are being hosted by the town on Tuesday, Feb. 13 and Wednesday, Feb. 14. The sessions are being held to coincide with enactment of the new short-term rental regulations effective March 1.

2017 Town of Vail Year in Review

  • 25 December 2017
The Town of Vail brought its commitment to housing to the forefront during the year, making more progress than in any other period in Vail’s 50-plus year history. With a newly-established goal to acquire 1,000 new deed restrictions by the year 2027, the town began making good on its goal by breaking ground on 32 homes at Chamonix Vail and committing $4.225 million to buy deed restrictions for 65 new apartments to be constructed by Sonnenalp Properties through the new Vail InDEED program initiated by the Vail Local Housing Authority.
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